Elevate Your Game

Advance Your Life.

Kicker

The International Development Academy (IDA) offers ambitious student-athletes aged 15-22 the opportunity to develop their game while following a fulfilling academic curriculum.

With four locations throughout the United States and Europe, you are in control of your pathway for growth. Stay, train and play in over 40 matches a year while attaining college credit and take control of your future today.

The mission of the international development academy is to become the global leader in the development and placement of players aspiring to reach their full potential at the professional or college level.

The Athletic

Curriculum

At IDA student-athletes from all around the world receive a professional academy football experience coupled with a specific, personalized academic program.

DEVELOPMENT

12

MINIMUM TRAINING HRS./WK


Compete against local semi-professional teams and academies in the area


Self-paced and mastery based.


Highly-Qualified Coaching Staff

OPPORTUNITY

PRO

CLUB Training and Trial Opportunities


Compete against local semi-professional teams and academies in the area


Assistance in placement for NCAA DI, DII and DIII Programs

The Academic

Curriculum

Designed for student-athletes looking for an accredited school that supports their unique schedule, creates a pathway towards their personal, professional, and athletic goals, and leverages the latest technology for an on-the-go environment.

Customized

4-5

CLASSWORK HRS./DAY


Schedule structured to the needs of the student-athlete.


Self-paced and mastery based.


NCAA Approved

Personnel

1:1

STUDENT:STAFF RATIO


Learning coaches on site and/or readily available


Direct communication with parents


Highly qualified and certified teachers

Sample weekly

Schedule

“Designed by athletes and educators, we understand your schedule, your priorities, your unique goals, and your struggles facing academics. We offer solutions, not more road-blocks. We have created a community, a flexible school schedule, and a support system unlike any other.” - US Performance Academy

Monday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Training

  • 12:30-13:30

    S & C Program

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    Academics

  • 19:00-21:00

    Training

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Tuesday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Training

  • 12:30-13:30

    S & C Program

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    Academics

  • 19:00-21:00

    Training

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Wednesday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Video Analysis

  • 12:30-13:30

    S & C Program

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    Academics

  • 19:00-21:00

    Game

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Thursday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Recovery

  • 12:30-13:30

    S & C Program

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    Academics

  • 19:00-21:00

    S & C Program

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Friday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Training

  • 12:30-13:30

    S & C Program

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    Academics

  • 19:00-21:00

    Training

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Saturday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Game

  • 12:30-13:30

    Game

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    La Liga Game

  • 19:00-21:00

    La Liga Game

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Sunday

  • 9:00-10:00

    Breakfast

  • 10:30-12:00

    Recovery

  • 12:30-13:30

    Recovery

  • 14:00-15:00

    Lunch

  • 15:30-18:30

    Free

  • 19:00-21:00

    Free

  • 21:30-22:30

    Dinner

  • 23:30

    Lights Out

Explore Our Academies

Italy

Experience a city and culture unlike anything. In partnership with the Rome City Institute, IDA Rome offers everything, from art and culture to a legendary soccer culture.

Spain

Located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, the IDA Residential Academy in Valencia, Spain offers international student-athletes full immersion into Spanish culture in and out of football.

United Kingdom

Located in Reading, International Development Academy UK showcases the passion and commitment to football as a way of life in the 'Home of Football.

United States

Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, IDA at DME Academy offers student-athletes premium training and development environment, while also being perfectly located for collegiate exposure.

"Their commitment to pushing us, to getting us to play at our highest level is because they know what it takes to get a scholarship and reach that goal. They were really involved in the whole process, both on and off the field. I couldn’t have done it without them.”

Liam Gilligan

Right Back, USA, IDA UK

"Looking back and comparing myself from last year to this year, the difference is almost incomparable. The coaching staff has really taken it to a whole new level."

Michael Morrow

Striker, USA, IDA Valencia

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